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The Sagra di San Giovanni is the oldest historical event that takes place on Lake Como. It is celebrated the last weekend of June with folk arts and fireworks, boat procession and boat race. The Sagra takes place on the Island Comacina and it is repeated by almost 6 centuries. It commemorates the destruction of the island which took place June 24, 1169 by Barbarossa, who with the help of the city of Como, set fire to the 'only island of the Lake Como, destroying every building.

The Sagra di San Giovanni has taken place on Comacina Island Island Comacina for almost 6 centuries and commemorates the destruction of the island on June 24, 1169. Nowadays it is one of the most awaited events in the Lake Como summer. This year the festival will take place on 27th and 28th June. On Saturday evening the lake will…

High above the hamlets of the village of Ossuccio, on the western shore of Lake Como, a series of 14 chapels dedicated to the Mysteries of the Rosary lead to the Sacro Monte di Ossuccio, an oasis of peace and tranquillity with a great panoramic view